Battle rapper and media character Tech 9 has died at age 32.
His good friend Buttah From-Da Block introduced his passing on Facebook.
“Aw man it hurts me to be saying this proper now and After chatting with your dad that is even more durable to course of,” he wrote in a Facebook standing with a photograph of Tech 9. “PHILADELPHIA AND THE BATTLE RAP CULTURE ALL TOOK A LOSS WITH THIS ONE. HE WAS A PIONEER, GENTLEMAN, GREAT FATHER ENTREPRENEUR, ENTHUSIAST AND PHILANTHROPIST. With Deep Hurt And sorrow i say we'll miss u and love u bro. Tell Spittage We gon maintain it down bro.”
The particulars of his demise haven't been made public.
Tech 9 was a legend on the Philly battle rap scene and was additionally well-known for his commentary on the battle rap platform, Champion.
Rappers from Kendrick Lamar to Lloyd Banks mourned the demise of the person born Akeem Mickens. (Not to be confused with Tech N9ne.)
THEY SAY MY FACE DONT LOOK THE SAME WITH THE STOCK-— Kendrick Lamar (@kendricklamar) March 25, 2019
Condolences to the household of the late nice Tech9 of philly. Rest properly.
Rip Tech 9...some of the entertaining battle rappers.— “DROGAS WAVE” NOW PLAYING (@LupeFiasco) March 25, 2019
Condolences to his household and buddies.
May God have mercy on his soul.
Rest In Peace to the Philadelphia legend Tech 9— Lloydbanks (@Lloydbanks) March 25, 2019
Nah not tech 9. Nope nope nope.— IG: Mickey.Factz (@MickeyFactz) March 25, 2019
Not tech 9 .... please !!!! Somebody inform me one thing good 🙏🏾— King Los (@iamKingLos) March 25, 2019
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